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Mildura Jobs Fair: Careers in Disability

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with disability service providers with job seekers and students!

Disability at Work Summit 2019

NDS’s employment summit will take a targeted approach to the essential issues in employment in two separate days - one focusing on open employment and one on supported employment.
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Disability Employment Excellence Awards 2019

As part of our commitment to high-quality employment service provision, NDS is holding the Disability Employment Excellence Awards for a third year.

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Stepping Up: Staff Supervision and Development

An interactive two-day course to help you develop and implement a robust set of leadership tools for you to positively influence the work culture, values and ethics of your teams.
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NDS Training

Introduction to Customised Employment Techniques

This training will introduce the ‘Informational Interviewing Technique’ and provide practical examples of how to maintain successful workplace partnerships. 
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NDS Training

Understanding Challenging Behaviour for Support Workers and Coordination

Are you looking for a new approach in how you support the person and their family? Join us at this interactive workshop. 

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Quality and Safeguarding Virtual Conference

Attend some or all of our next free virtual conference, including sessions on the Royal Commission into Aged Care; NDIS Worker Screening; and the NDIS Practice Standard audit process.

NDIS Financial Management: Cost Attribution

NDIS Financial Management: Cost Attribution is the first in four new simple financial management modules which address cost attribution within the NDIS. 

NDIS Simple Financial Management

NDIS Simple Financial Management is an online training program designed to support providers operating in an NDIS environment to understand the financial levers that underpin sustainability of their...

Understanding Abuse Learning Bites

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Location: National (Online)
Date: 8/01/2019 to 31/12/2019

The ‘Understanding Abuse’ Learning Bites are 3-5 minute videos addressing eight life areas. They can be used to promote discussion and personal reflection by support workers. Each Learning Bite has a printable worksheet to be completed and signed off by the supervisor.

“I really benefited from the videos, and being able to hear what others saw in the scenarios.”

Access the Learning Bites here:
4.0 Recap on Empowerment Circle
4.1 Physical
4.2 Social
4.3 Identity
4.4 Material
4.5 Economic
4.6 Education
4.7 Relationships
4.8 Emotional

‘Understanding Abuse’ downloadable worksheets

These easy-to-use worksheets promote reflection, team discussion and action through simple personal and team exercises.

Includes checklists to help support workers recognise instances of good, poor and abusive practice, and to take action.

Download the Learning Bite worksheets here (PDFWord).

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact James Bannister Manager, Applied Research Projects National (03) 8341 4316